Health Care Overhaul, Policing Bills, Armed ‘hero': Your Thursday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Big win for Trump as House passes Obamacare overhaulAfter a narrow 217-213 vote Thursday, Speaker Paul Ryan's American Health Care Act now heads to the Senate for further consideration. It will likely undergo several rewrites before the returning to the House for a final vote on a compromise measure.Texas Democrats uniformly voted against the AHCA, but had a surprising ally: San Antonio Rep. Will Hurd, a Republican in a swing district. Hurd has long declined to state his position on the measure, but faced intense pressure from patient health advocacy groups and activists in recent days to vote against the bill.Critical choices: What today’s health care vote means for one Texas woman with pre-existing conditions.Bully pulpits? Trump signed an order blocking enforcement of the Johnson Amendment, an LBJ-era tax rule aimed at politics in the pews.  Continue reading...

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